We sat down with Jerry White, Packaging Operator extraordinaire, to learn a little bit more about what makes him tick. If this picture doesn’t give it away, Jerry is one of the most unique (in a good way), fun, and kind people you will ever have the chance to meet. He’s an important part of Team Danger and we thank our lucky stars every day that he comes to work with us. Here’s a little more about Jerry.
What do you do here?
I am a Packaging Operator. On a very basic level, I fill cans and kegs, but there’s WAY more to what we actually do… how much time do we have?
How long have you been working with us?
21 months and 2 weeks but who’s counting…?
Why were you interested in working for Castle Danger?
Simply put, it was time for me to move on from where I was working. I wanted to stay in the industry and CDB was hiring.
What is your favorite part about your job?
I know it seems like everyone says this, but it’s true. It’s the people that I work with.
What is your favorite Castle Danger beer? What is your favorite beer outside of Castle Danger?
The one in my glass! I enjoy the seasonal and limited one run beers that we do, but if I had to be specific…right now my favorite is our Hefeweizen. From our year-round beers, Ode IPA. In regard to other beers, I have two that come to mind right away. For a nice treat, I love La Fin Du Monde Belgian style Triple from Unibroue! Otherwise, hands down, it’s Earth Rider’s Royal Bohemian Pilsner.
What do you do for fun outside of work?
When it’s not winter I love to go to my camper. Hiking, canoeing… basically, be outside. Winter time? Let’s not talk about winter right now.
If you were a vegetable, what vegetable would you be?
Sorry if I’m looking at you cross-eyed, but all I want to reply with is “pizza”.
What is your favorite season and why?
From a previous answer, it obviously spring through fall. I love being outside during this time of year and it’s daylight till late.
If you were to create a slogan for your life, what would the slogan be?
Lately, it’s been “Let your freak flag fly!”
What totally rad expression did you overuse in high school?
Describe one crazy moment or memory you’ve had at Castle Danger.
It would have to be the packaging hall expansion. Seeing the big new bright tanks being brought in to the new building, and later more fermenters, was really surreal. I’ve seen many videos of breweries doing that but to see it firsthand was pretty cool.
Jerry adds so much light to our busy workdays. Thanks for everything that you do, Jerry. You are absolutely nailing it!